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How we can help
If you or someone you care about has been diagnosed with cancer, you’ll have many questions and concerns. We’re here to help. We offer support and information for people with cancer and their family, friends and caregivers.
Fear, anxiety, helplessness, anger – these are feelings people can have when faced with a cancer diagnosis. But knowledge and support are power. Our services are free or low cost and confidential, and many are available in multiple languages.
Available to cancer patients, caregivers or anyone who needs help understanding cancer and finding community services. Toll-free service accessible in multiple languages.
Our Peer Support Service connects people living with cancer and caregivers with trained volunteers who offer encouragement and share ideas for coping-all from their unique perspective as someone who's been there.
CancerConnection.ca is an online community for patients and caregivers to share experiences and find support. Available 24hours a day.
We operate affordable lodges across the province, offering 24-hour support on premises from caring volunteers and staff and a host of amenities.
If you have cancer and you don’t have transportation, a volunteer driver may be able to pick you up and take you to your appointments. Available in some locations.
Camp Goodtimes provides a unique summer recreation experience for children and teens with cancer and their families.
Limited, short-term assistance towards cancer-related transportation and accommodation expenses. Based on eligibility criteria.
The wig and breast prosthesis banks provide a wide range of headwear, permanent prostheses and clothing to cancer patients at no cost.
Great progress has been made
Some cancers, such as thyroid and testicular, have survival rates of over 90%. Other cancers, such as pancreatic, brain and esophageal, continue to have very low survival rates.